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6 Hike Recommendations for the Final Days of Summer

Photo: Stephen Hui. There are still a few weeks left to get out and enjoy that summer sun. Check out these six hike recommendations from Stephen Hui’s Take a Hike series and get exploring! 1. Sutil Point on Cortes Island Photo: Stephen Hui.
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 Photo: Stephen Hui. Photo: Stephen Hui.

There are still a few weeks left to get out and enjoy that summer sun. Check out these six hike recommendations from Stephen Hui’s Take a Hike series and get exploring!

1. Sutil Point on Cortes Island

 Photo: Stephen Hui.Photo: Stephen Hui.

Just ask anyone who’s been there, and they’ll tell you that Cortes Island is a truly magical place.

2. Screaming Cat Lake in Whistler

 Photo: Stephen Hui.Photo: Stephen Hui.

Hiking to this scenic tarn in Whistler involves strolling part of the Rainbow-Sproatt Flank Trail — an inviting multi-use thoroughfare on the west side of the valley.

3. Beaver Point in Ruckle Provincial Park, Salt Spring Island

 Photo: Stephen Hui.Photo: Stephen Hui.

If you’ve taken the Tsawwassen-Swartz Bay ferry, there’s a good chance you’ve laid eyes on Beaver Point.

4. 12 Avenue Dyke Trail in Boundary Bay Regional Park

 Photo: Stephen Hui.Photo: Stephen Hui.

Birdwatchers rejoice!

5. Hicks Lake Trail in Sasquatch Provincial Park

 Photo: Stephen Hui.Photo: Stephen Hui.

The Hicks Lake Trail is an easy, four-kilometre loop. It requires just an hour and a half to walk, but you can easily take double that if you go looking for hidden treasure.

6. High Knoll in Minnekhada Regional Park

High KnollOpened in 1981, Minnekhada Regional Park lies in the territory of the Katzie First Nation.

For great hiking shoe options check out Mark's Hikers.

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